Rita Moreno Keynotes mPower Event at MBA Annual22
Rita Moreno–Academy Award-winning actress, dancer and singer and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom–keynotes the mPower Event at the Mortgage Bankers Association in Nashville, Tenn.
Rita Moreno has won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business: an Oscar, a Tony, two Emmys and a Grammy. Her countless credits span more than seven decades, beginning with her Broadway debut at age 13. She has starred on Broadway and London’s West End, appeared in more than 40 feature films and countless television shows, and has performed in numerous regional theaters including her one woman show, Life Without Makeup, at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.
Moreno recently co-starred in the critically acclaimed Latinx reimagining of Norman Lear’s classic sitcom, One Day At A Time. Her documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It,” for American Masters Pictures, had its world debut at Sundance Film Festival. Moreno also co-stars and is an Executive Producer of the Steven Spielberg remake of West Side Story.
Recipient of the Peabody Career Achievement Award and the Kennedy Center Honors for her lifetime contributions to American culture, Moreno was also honored by her peers as the 50th recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. She is a New York Times bestselling author with her first book, Rita Moreno: A Memoir, published by Celebra Books. She has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush and the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama.
The mPower Event takes place Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. CT. For more information, click here.
MBA Annual22 takes place Oct. 23-26 at Music City Center in Nashville. MBA Annual22 features keynote presentations by former House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Partner with Solamere Capital; A.B. Stoddard, Associate Editor and Columnist with RealClear Politics; legendary basketball coach Mike Krzyzweski; MBA President & CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB; MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni; and incoming MBA Chair Matt Rocco, CEO of Grandbridge Realty Capital.
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